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corporation executive.

Harry Philip Somerville, American corporation executive. Served as Lieutenant, 69th Infantry, New York Guard, 1919; Member Society of Genesee: honorary; member International Identification Association Knights of Columbus (4°), life.

Background

Somerville, Harry Philip was born on March 19, 1889 in New York City. Son of Richard and Ellen J. (Winters) Somerville.

Education

Educated elementary schools, New York.

Career

; 1 daughter, Marian Joan (Mistress Wm. F. Stafford, Junior). Married second, May E. Thorp, September 29, 1954.

In real estate work, 1919-1925. Managing director Hotel Breton Hall, New York City, 1925-1928, Hotel Sagamore, Rochester, New York, 1928-1932, receiver of latter, 1932-1938. Managing director Willard Hotel, Washington, 1932-1942.

Joined Broadcast Music, Inc., copyright music licensing, New York City, as director hotel relations, 1944, later vice president, until 1960.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant, 69th Infantry, New York Guard, 1919. Member Society of Genesee: honorary. Member International Identification Association Knights of Columbus (4°), life.

Clubs: Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Alfalfa, Early Birds Breakfast.

Connections

Married Josephine C. Desmond, September 21, 1915 (deceased.; married second, May E. Thorp, September 29, 1954.

father:
Richard Somerville

mother:
Ellen J. (Winters) Somerville

spouses:
Josephine C. Desmond

May E. Thorp